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30,000 Monkies - Somewhere Over The Painbow album cover

30,000 Monkies

Somewhere Over The Painbow, 2013

7.5 / 10

Somewhere between rock, stoner, sludge and noise, 30,000 Monkies manage to find a point of equilibrium and they are now unleashing their latest EP, Somewhere Over The Painbow. The malice of ...

40 Watt Sun - The Inside Room album cover

40 Watt Sun

The Inside Room, 2011

8.5 / 10

40 Watt Sun were borne from the ashes of English band Warning, a band that ceased to exist after only two full length albums (albums separated by seven years and ...

40 Watt Sun - Wider than the Sky album cover

40 Watt Sun

Wider than the Sky, 2016

9.0 / 10

40 Watt Sun hold a special place in the hearts of those who have heard their music and been affected by the honesty within. 2011s The Inside Room was a ...

5ive - Hesperus album cover

5ive

Hesperus, 2008

7.6 / 10

A two-piece band before the format became de rigueur in hipster circles, 5ive (from Massachusetts not the boy band from the UK) play an instrumental doom-like style that incorporates psych ...

7 Horns 7 Eyes - Throes Of Absolution album cover

7 Horns 7 Eyes

Throes Of Absolution, 2012

6.0 / 10

I love old school death metal as much as the next person, so I'm always on the lookout for some good, old fashioned, long haired death metal. So along comes ...

86 Mentality - Goin' Nowhere Fast album cover

86 Mentality

Goin' Nowhere Fast, 2005

8.5 / 10

Washington D.C. is known for putting out some of the best punk/hardcore bands of all time. If you were to simplify their history into Minor Threat and Bad Brains that ...

8MM - Between The Devil and Two Black Hearts album cover

8MM

Between The Devil and Two Black Hearts, 2012

8.2 / 10

8MM has been around for a while now and their sound is maturing with every release from their first EP 2004's Opener to the new album Between The Devil and ...

90 Day Men - Panda Park album cover

90 Day Men

Panda Park, 2004

8.5 / 10

It's hard writing about a band who's been around for a while that you're just hearing for the first time. Describing how they used to sound is crucial in ultimately ...

? (ALT-J) - An Awesome Wave album cover

? (ALT-J)

An Awesome Wave, 2012

7.0 / 10

Calling your band a shape is probably a bad career move. It’s corny, at the very least, which is part of the reason I didn’t pick up ?’s album sooner. ...

?erná - Restoring Life album cover

?erná

Restoring Life, 2013

6.5 / 10

It's rapidly becoming clear to me that "post-black metal" just isn't a great name for a genre. In addition to the obvious clunkiness and how little "post-" actually means, a ...

A Caesar Holiday - A Caesar Holiday album cover

A Caesar Holiday

A Caesar Holiday, 2008

7.0 / 10

The five-piece A Caesar Holiday offer up six tracks totaling forty-five minutes on their self-titled debut release. Featuring the combined instrumentation of violin, dual guitars, bass, drums, and accordion the ...

A Day in Black and White - My Heroes Have Always Killed Cowboys album cover

A Day in Black and White

My Heroes Have Always Killed Cowboys, 2004

9.1 / 10

I'm nearing twenty years of age and never once during these nineteen-plus years have I been able to view things in anything but color. Don't get me wrong, I've seen ...

A Day in Black and White - Notes album cover

A Day in Black and White

Notes, 2005

8.0 / 10

On Notes, A Day in Black and White's debut full-length, they get to point quickly; in one minute and twenty seconds to be precise. After an at-times impressive first release, ...

A Day in Black and White/Black Castle - Split album cover

A Day in Black and White/Black Castle

Split, 2004

6.9 / 10

Splits are ideally awesome, with two bands combining their sounds for one album. Often times though it ends up that one side has a great band while the other has ...

A Day To Remember - And Their Name Was Treason album cover

A Day To Remember

And Their Name Was Treason, 2005

4.0 / 10

We've all done it - you mention a band unfamiliar to your friend and they'll ask "What does it sound like?" and being lazy North Americans we'll often reply with ...

A Death Cinematic - The New World album cover

A Death Cinematic

The New World, 2012

8.0 / 10

When you anticipate things, do you find that you build up these lofty expectations that are virtually impossible to reach; or is the anticipation more often than not a good ...

A Death Cinematic - Your Fate Twisting, Epic In Its Crushing Moments album cover

A Death Cinematic

Your Fate Twisting, Epic In Its Crushing Moments, 2011

7.5 / 10

Ah, another offering from A Death Cinematic in the form of an “EP” (I put this in quotes because it plays longer than some LPs by some bands) entitled Your Fate ...

A Death Cinematic / Ekca Liena - Preternatural album cover

A Death Cinematic / Ekca Liena

Preternatural, 2011

8.0 / 10

Don’t you just absolutely love when split releases reveal some new band or musician that completely changes how you listen to certain types of music or even just end up ...

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